1. Lil Wayne Announces Lil Weezyana Fest in New Orleans

    July 07, 2015 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne is hosting a festival in New Orleans next month called Lil' Weezyana Fest, has manager Cortez Bryant announced on Instagram Tuesday. Lil Wayne Releases 'Free Weezy Album' on Tidal Not much more information has been revealed ...

  2. 10-Year-Old Dancer Freestyles to Nicki Minaj's 'Truffle Butter,' Kills It: Watch

    July 06, 2015 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 A 10-year-old girl killed it when showing off her moves to the beat of  Nicki Minaj 's "Truffle Butter" featuring Drake and Lil Wayne . Sara "Lil' Mini" Phoenix's freestyle skills have already gained more than 600, ...

  3. Lil Wayne Releases 'Free Weezy Album' on Tidal

    July 04, 2015 11:01 AM EDT 2.206 k 292 318 As expected, Lil Wayne dropped his Free Weezy Album in the early hours of July 4. The 15-track mixtape is streaming exclusively on Jay Z 's music streaming service Tidal. Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth Are 'Nothing But Trouble' ...

  4. Puff Daddy, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar & Lil Wayne: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 56

    July 02, 2015 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show Real-Time Rewind, which recaps the past week's notable trends on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts --Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. This ...

  5. Puff Daddy, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar & Lil Wayne: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 56

    Puff Daddy, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar & Lil Wayne: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 56

    July 02, 2015 5:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Puff Daddy, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar & Lil Wayne: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 56, Friday, July 2, 2015. chartroundup , Kendrick Lamar , Pharrell Williams , Lil Wayne Videos Kendrick Lamar Pharrell Williams Lil Wayne ...

  6. Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth Are 'Nothing But Trouble' on New Track: Listen

    June 29, 2015 3:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Due to drop his Free Weezy Album this Independence Day weekend, Lil Wayne gives us a taste of what's been in the works. On "Nothing But Trouble" -- his new track with Charlie Puth -- Wayne gives us a sleazy slow jam about love in the ...

  7. Meet Music's Top 15 Real-Estate Agents Who Broker Miley and Lil Wayne's Show-Stoppers

    June 26, 2015 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 From L.A. to N.Y.C., these are music's property power brokers who deliver the deals for the biggest chart-toppers. Josh Altman, 36 The Altman Brothers/Douglas Elliman, Beverly Hills Altman recently closed Miley Cyrus ' $5 million buy of a ...

  8. French Montana, Lil Wayne & Rick Ross 'Lose It' on New Kanye West-Produced Single: Listen Now

    June 25, 2015 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 French Montana recruited a truly star-studded roster for his latest single, with Lil Wayne and Rick Ross both contributing verses on the Kanye West  and Mekanics-produced beat (catch the "N****s in Paris" sample that kicks off the track). ...

  9. Exclusive: Janelle Monae, Robin Thicke, Kelly Rowland And More Join BET Awards Lineup

    June 24, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janelle Monae , Robin Thicke , K. Michelle , Tyga and Jidenna are the latest additions to the performer lineup at the 2015 BET Awards. Also announced today as presenters are Grammy winner Kelly Rowland and Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Ja ...

  10. Lil Wayne a No-Show at Minneapolis Gig After Entourage 'Refused' Safety Procedures

    June 23, 2015 5:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne  apparently ditched a scheduled performance Sunday at Minneapolis club the Venue because his entourage refused to be searched.  According to the downtown venue, the rapper “elected not to perform after members of his entourage refused to t ...

  11. T-Pain Talks 'Stoicville,' Kanye West & How He's 'Not Done Making Hits'

    June 17, 2015 4:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 T-Pain , the vocalist/producer who had a hand in just about every hip-hop/R&B hit of the late 00's (when he collaborated with everyone from Taylor Swift to Lil Wayne ), is getting ready to drop Stoicville: The Phoenix , his first full-lengt ...

  12. Best and Worst Singles of the Week -- From Lil Wayne to Waka Flocka Flame

    June 12, 2015 5:15 PM EDT Lil Wayne "Glory" Cash Money/Young Money With his album in limbo amid a lawsuit against Cash Money, Lil Wayne raps like his career depends on it on "Glory," released exclusively through Tidal. It's his best song in years, ...

  13. Drake Drives to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    June 12, 2015 5:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 The rapper scores his first leader on the Top Tracks survey, while Eminem and Lil Wayne join him in the top 10. Plus, Rita Ora's new single debuts! Drake earns his first No. 1 as a lead artist on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart as “Kno ...

  14. Lil Wayne Shares 'Glory,' First Single Off 'Free Weezy Album'

    June 03, 2015 1:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne just jumped on the Tidal train, using the service for an exclusive premiere of his new single "Glory." Lil Wayne Announces 'The Free Weezy Album' "Glory," a five-minute long, choir-sampling epic of a track, is ...

  15. Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting Suspect Surrenders

    June 02, 2015 5:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Police in suburban Atlanta say a man accused of shooting at rapper Lil Wayne 's tour bus has surrendered and is being held without bond. Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Shot At in Atlanta Cobb County police spokeswoman Alicia Chilton says Jimmy Carlt ...

  16. Lil Wayne Confronts Ref at Charity Basketball Game: Report

    June 02, 2015 7:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 According to reports , Lil Wayne was coaching a charity basketball game in St. Louis on Sunday when an altercation took place on the court. The game was held to benefit "Put Down The Pistol." Wayne was coaching some of his Young Money coho ...

  17. A$AP Rocky’s 'At.Long.Last.A$AP' Is the Perfect Experiment: Album Review

    May 29, 2015 11:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two years after Beyonce 's self-titled coup, the term "surprise album" has become a misnomer, especially in hip-hop. In the first three months of 2015, Drake , Kendrick Lamar and Earl Sweatshirt all dropped records with little to no w ...

  18. Did Lil Wayne Diss Cash Money on A$AP Rocky's 'M'$'?

    May 26, 2015 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hours after A$AP Rocky ’s At.Long.Last.A$AP leaked, the rapper dropped his sophomore major label album on iTunes. The album features a new version of the single "M'$" featuring a verse from Lil Wayne . Wayne takes the opportunity to u ...

  19. Rick Ross and Big Sean Feature on Future's 'F--- Up Some Commas' Remix: Listen

    May 26, 2015 5:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Future’s  "F--- Up Some Commas" has undergone the remix treatment with features from two of the biggest names in the game, Rick Ross and Big Sean . The hip hoppers bring their style and add a pair of verses to the track to "F--- Up So ...

  20. A$AP Rocky's New Album Gets Early Release

    May 26, 2015 2:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 A$AP Rocky’s trippy year has just peaked with the surprise release overnight of his new album, At.Long.Last.ASAP. The Harlem rapper’s sophomore set was originally slated to drop on June 2, but he alerted his fans of the quick release with a pair of ...

  21. One Direction Takes 'Control' at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    May 21, 2015 5:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 A fan-driven push launches the British boy band to No. 1. Plus, Hilary Duff and Leona Lewis mark returns to pop music, and Paris Hilton enters with her latest single. Fresh off a pair of wins at the Billboard Music Awards on May 17, One Direction se ...

  22. T-Wayne Talks Signing to 300 Entertainment, 'Nasty Freestyle' & Viral Success

    May 04, 2015 4:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 For rapper T-Wayne , the Internet has been a giving meal ticket. The Texas native, who has steadily released music videos and dance clips to his YouTube page on a nearly weekly basis over the past seven years, uploaded the audio track for his breako ...

  23. When Idols Turn Rivals: Drake & Kanye West, Ariana Grande & Mariah Carey and More

    April 28, 2015 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 There can only be one number one. Artists can co-exist in the same space, but when striving to be the best, there can only be one. That's typically the mind-set artists have, and when one artist encounters another with a parallel rise moving in ...

  24. Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Shot At in Atlanta

    April 26, 2015 11:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gunshots were fired at Lil Wayne 's tour bus early Sunday morning (April 26) following his concert in Atlanta the previous night. Watch Lil Wayne's 'Hollyweezy' Video Shots were fired just minutes after Weezy's two tour buse ...

  25. Watch Lil Wayne's 'Hollyweezy' Video

    April 21, 2015 6:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne has unveiled another visual off his  Sorry for the Wait 2  mixtape. This time for the track "Hollyweezy." And fans only had to wait a month since he dropped his video for "Coco." The video features Weezy standing in fro ...

  26. Did Lil Wayne Diss Young Thug Again?

    April 20, 2015 5:32 PM EDT It doesn’t look like the tension between Young Thug and Lil Wayne is over. During one of his Release Partiez show in Columbus, Ohio, Wayne shared some words that could be tied to the release of Young Thug’s album Barter 6 , which he changed from ...

  27. Album Review: Young Thug Exists In His Own Weird World On 'Barter 6'

    April 17, 2015 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Most artists end up being defined by their limitations. At a certain point, songwriting will be hemmed in by imagination or ability. For rappers, voice often dictates range, and no one has more peculiar ways of using their voice than Atlanta's ...

  28. Lil Wayne vs. Young Thug: A Case for the Rising Rapper (Op-Ed)

    April 10, 2015 3:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 The parallel rise of Young Thug and Lil Wayne 's careers has quickly become one of the most talked-about subjects in music, even though it's been trending this way for a while. Before Young Thug announced that he'd be releasing his de ...

  29. Tyler, The Creator's 'Cherry Bomb' Ready to Go Off

    April 09, 2015 1:07 AM EDT Tyler, The Creator’s new album Cherry Bomb is primed and ready to blow up next week.   The hip hop artist’s fourth studio set is loaded into iTunes and it’s timed to go live Monday (April 13) via Odd Future LLC. Two tracks from it are already a ...

  30. Miami's Thriving Music Scene Is Reaching Beyond House Music

    March 31, 2015 6:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Ultra Music Festival took over Bayfront Park, the city's other neighborhoods hosted everything from deep house to hip hop. Last week, hundreds of thousands of electronic music fans flocked to Miami to experience EDM’s version of Mardi Gra ...

  31. Lil Wayne Goes Inside the Cage For 'Coco' Video: Watch

    March 19, 2015 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne might not hold back when he rhymes on his Sorry 4 For The Wait 2 track, "Coco," but in the video for the song, Weezy is all caged up. On Wednesday (March 18), the rapper released a visual for the song, which features him rapping ...

  32. Charlie Puth Talks Meghan Trainor Duet 'Marvin Gaye' & His Plea to James Taylor

    March 17, 2015 1:00 AM EDT The rising pop star also discusses his "Tonight Show" debut, working with Wiz Khalifa & co-writing "Slow Motion" for Trey Songz. To say that 2015 should be a busy year for Charlie Puth is an understatement. The 23-year-ol ...

  33. Drake Ties the Beatles With 14 Simultaneous Hot 100 Hits

    February 27, 2015 5:57 PM EST 91.682 k 888 18 The records keep coming for Drake, who matches the Beatles' feat first set 51 years ago. Thanks to his surprise album If You're Reading This It's Too Late , which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (dated Feb. 28) with 53 ...

  34. Big Sean, 'Dark Sky Paradise': Track-by-Track Review

    February 23, 2015 3:00 PM EST Close to a year ago, things weren't looking so good for Big Sean . The G.O.O.D. Music rapper was in the midst of a breakup with former fiance and Glee star Naya Rivera ; it seemed to be on the verge of getting very public and very ugly. Ke ...

  35. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Grammys Spark Gains for Kanye West, Miranda Lambert & Annie Lennox

    February 20, 2015 4:51 PM EST All three acts bullet following Grammy performances. Plus, Drake ups his count to 80 career Hot 100 hits & more. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a se ...

  36. Lil Wayne's 'My Super Sweet 16': 5 Things We Learned

    February 16, 2015 8:00 PM EST Lil Wayne 's daughter, Reginae Carter, was the star of MTV's My Super Sweet 16 Monday night, racking up a massive tab for her star-studded party in the process.   Lil Wayne Announces 'The Free Weezy Album' It pays to be hip-hop ...

  37. Drake Decoded: 10 Subliminal Shots on 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late'

    February 13, 2015 5:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Thursday night felt like Christmas day for Drake fans. The 28-year-old rapper dropped his brand-new album, If You're Reading This It's Too Late, unannounced. In true Drake fashion, there are hidden messages and subliminal shots littered th ...

  38. Iggy Azalea & Sam Smith Lead 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominations

    February 04, 2015 8:40 AM EST 0 0 0 With five nominations each, Iggy Azalea and Sam Smith are the early leaders heading into the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards, nominations for which were announced Wednesday. Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande are close behind with four nods each. On the n ...

  39. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Taylor Swift's 'Style' Soars, Nicki Minaj Notches 60th Hit

    January 30, 2015 11:15 AM EST 'Style' enters the top 40, while Minaj bows with 'Truffle Butter.' Plus, moves for Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd & Natalie La Rose. As previously reported, Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars ...

  40. Lil Wayne Sues Cash Money for $51 Million: Report

    January 28, 2015 5:26 PM EST Lil Wayne continues to fight for his freedom from Cash Money Records. Wayne has filed a lawsuit against Birdman and Cash Money, saying they violated his contract by withholding millions owed to him for his oft-delayed Tha Carter V album. Weezy is ...

  41. Is Lil Wayne Suing Cash Money? (Report)

    January 24, 2015 5:37 PM EST According to a report, Lil Wayne may be looking to sue Cash Money co-founder Birdman for $8 million in the wake of theiro ongoing feud . The report, via TMZ , claims that talks between the rapper and the Cash Money co-founder have stalled since in ...

  42. Beyonce & Jay Z vs. Lil Wayne & Christina Milian: Whose 'Drunk In Love' Is Better?

    January 21, 2015 5:43 PM EST 3.522 k 244 47 0 Before Lil Wayne 's Sorry 4 the Wait 2 even hit the Internet on Tuesday, some took to Twitter to voice their thoughts -- or moreso hesitance and disapproval -- on his and Christina Milian 's remix of Beyoncé and Jay Z 's &q ...

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